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'Koirala in favour of Nepal elections in November'
Kathmandu, May 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala favours holding Nepal's constituent assembly election, put off for more than five decades, in November, a leading lawyer quoted him as saying Friday.

Friday, May 11, 2007 4:51:12 PM

Hit by petro crisis, Nepal sends SOS to India
Kathmandu, May 11 (IANS) With just enough petroleum stocks left for 48 hours after Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) slashed its supplies on non-payment of dues, Nepal's government has sent an SOS to India.

Friday, May 11, 2007 11:44:32 AM

Nepal poll meet put off
Kathmandu, May 10 (IANS) The political stalemate in Nepal deepened Thursday with the ruling coalition calling off a crucial meeting to decide fresh poll dates and find a way to revive parliament, blocked for nearly a month due to protests by legislators.

Thursday, May 10, 2007 5:25:11 PM

Indian links to upgrade Nepal's telecom sector
Kathmandu, May 10 (IANS) State entity Nepal Telecom (NT) has inked a pact with India's Reliance Telecommunications as part of its drive to upgrade the telecom sector and slash call tariffs.

Thursday, May 10, 2007 3:03:49 PM

Nepal suicides: Who are they, where did they come from?
Kathmandu, May 10 (IANS) The police of India and Nepal are hunting to unearth the identity and address of a couple who apparently died of a suicide pact in Nepal.

Thursday, May 10, 2007 1:35:32 PM

Nepal border towns rejoice at Indian ganglord's death
Kathmandu, May 10 (IANS) Indian ganglord Chhote Lal Sahani's dramatic death in an Indian court is being greeted with joy in neigbouring Nepal's border towns, with businessmen distributing sweets to celebrate the end of one of their prime foes.

Thursday, May 10, 2007 12:14:49 PM

Maoist rampage casts shadow on Nepal poll meet
Kathmandu, May 10 (IANS) On the eve of a crucial election meet Thursday, Nepal's Maoists went on the rampage in remote districts, attacking government offices and causing the death of at least one person -- actions likely to further widen the rift between the rebels and the main political parties.

Thursday, May 10, 2007 11:30:34 AM

Armed group calls strike in Terai
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) As Nepal's coalition government sought to resolve the impasse over the elections by calling a meeting to decide fresh dates, the turbulent Terai plains continued to erupt, with a relatively unknown armed group calling a closure in three key districts.

Wednesday, May 09, 2007 1:52:36 PM

Manisha to play Nepali politician - in real life
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) After almost a decade in the film industry, Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala is getting ready to play the most challenging role in her life - that of a Nepali politician, but this time in real life.

Wednesday, May 09, 2007 12:56:15 PM

Indian kidnapped, released in Kathmandu
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) An Indian student here was the latest target of kidnapping gangs preying on Indians - he was released over the weekend - even as Nepal Police claimed a breakthrough with the busting of two gangs.

Wednesday, May 09, 2007 12:53:49 PM

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